One of our upcoming shows, the Ryan Case 1873, was set in 19th century New York. Here are three interesting links that will get you ready to time travel to New York in the 1800s!
1. Things To Know When Visiting New York In 1873 – Excerpts from an actual 1873 visitor’s guidebook to New York. Some of these are pretty surprising! Oh, how the times change
2. The Five Points, New York’s Most Notorious Neighborhood – Learn more about the part of NYC where the Ryan Case took place. You’ll find it’s much more than just a location
3. Interactive Visualization of 19th Century New York – Check out this interactive website from Bard Graduate Center and explore New York in the times of the Ryan Case